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80’s Saturday, Miss Texel 1983

Antionette van Rossum (Miss Holland 1976 and 1978) was born on the island of Texel. It’s one of the small islands in the north of the Netherlands and most of them are really populair amongst tourists.


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European Friday, 1981

The trio on the black and white picture is such a beautiful trio, the top 3 of Miss Europe 1980. The pageant was live on television and held in Birmingham, UK. On the left the lovely


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Pic of the Week, Miss Maja Holland

jan 13 – jan 19 newspaper: Telegraaf date: 18-04-1973 To fly to Spain and come back in just one day. Thats what Mieke Nugteren did yesterday, just being 19 being Miss Maja Holland. She made the


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European Friday

Our second European Friday brings us back to 1972, when Miss Holland was Jenny ten Wolde and she represented the Netherlands at two pageants: Miss Europe and Miss Universe. This picture is taken on the beaches


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Pic of the Week, confrontation at Miss World

jan 6th – jan 12th newspaper: de Telegraaf date: 12-11-1985 At first an uncomfortable and cold meeting in Londen: the “real” Miss Holland, Pasquale Somers, surprises Brigitte Bergman, the dutch candidate at the Miss World (1985)


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European Friday

   From today we will publish on every friday pictures of our dutch beauties in European pageants. On the black and white picture we see Miss Greece, Vivi Alexopoulou and Miss, Stephanie Flatow, in front of


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Frisky Friday

Frisky in the snow. Nanny van der Kayla represented the Netherlands at the unofficial Miss Europa 1976 pageant and became 1st runner-up. Nanny is on the left of this picture, together with Miss Austria she carries


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Pic of the Week

dec 23rd – dec 29th This was the picture we made because of the 20th Miss Nederland pageant in 2008. In 2018 we will witness the 30th Miss Nederland and the 10th Miss Nederland pageant organized


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I was a Beauty Queen

Part two of the series: ” I was a Beauty Queen” from the Rits magazines is about Dingena Andriesen. She became Miss Zeeland 1981 and that gave her a ticket to the Miss Holland pageant. At


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Frisky Friday

A beautiful Christmas Angel, Melanie de Laat, Miss Earth Netherlands 2008


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